• Servings 6
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 20 min
  • Cuisine
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Jamaican Ackee Soup


  • 1 lb of canned Ackees
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup shallots, chopped
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • Hot pepper sauce to taste
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • fresh parsley for garnish, chopped
  • Fresh chives for garnish, chopped


  • Put the ackees together with the liquid from the can into a sauce pan with the chicken stock, tomatoes shallots, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and simmer gently until the shallots are tender.
  • Puree in an electric blender or food processor and return to the sauce pan.
  • Season to taste with hot pepper sauce, then stir in the cream and heat through.
  • The soup can also be served chilled.
  • Garnish with parsley and chives.

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